Almond Cranberry Vanilla Chip Scones

These were a bit of a surprise to me. When I first made them, it was sans almond. I enjoyed the Cranberry Vanilla Chip Scones, but thought them a bit bland, a bit in need of some je ne sais pas. (How’s that for high school French?) But since I needed to make scones again…

Vanilla Bean Scones

Wow, sorry about that unexpected hiatus from the blog. November got away with me, what with a family road trip and other stuff that popped up. A lot of folks get busy during this time; I am no exception. Baking has had to take a back seat. However, I did make up a plain scone…

Lemon Cream Scones

 Lemon treats can be refreshing or overpowering in my opinion. I was a bit skeptical of liking these scones when I stumbled upon the recipe, but decided to give them a shot.Source: The Bread Bible: 300 Favorite Recipes by Beth Hensperger Ingredients:2 cups all-purpose flour2 tbsp sugar1 tbsp baking powdergrated zest of 2 lemons1/4 tsp…

Cream Tea Scones with Currants

A firm, crispy scone with a hint of sweetness in the Pearl sugar on top I was pleasantly surprised with these scones. They turned out with a beautiful sheen to them, and, coupled with the pearl sugar on top, a hint of sweetness. Since the recipe called for two eggs, I was a bit wary….

Fresh Cherry Scones

Baking scones is always more enjoyable when there‚Äôs someone to share them with. And, it helps when I get a taste-tester who enjoys partaking in the results of a new scone recipe. Every filled scone recipe I have made prior to this one has turned out soupy and disappointing. But, finally, I managed to get…